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Old 10-26-2012, 11:14 AM   #1
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Resetting root password

hi everyone,

is there a way i can retrieved or change the root password?

if yes. can i ask for some assistance.

thanks in advance.
Old 10-26-2012, 11:21 AM   #2
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Yes, you can change it. Google for "linux reset root password" and you'll find links such as The essential answer is that you boot into single-user mode, and use the 'passwd' command to reset it.
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The exact method depends on the distribution you are using. Here are easy instructions for Ubuntu for example:


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